S. Sharma (born 24 October 1954) is an Indian politician who belongs to the Communist Party of India (Marxist). He is a former minister for fisheries, registration and harbour engineering, and electricity and co-operation in the Government of Kerala[1] and a member of Kerala State Committee of Communist Party of India (Marxist). He represents the Vypeen constituency in the Kerala Legislative Assembly.[2] He has served as the chairman of Kochi Smart City and has been on the board of Cochin International Airport.

S. Sharma
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Minister for Fisheries, Kerala
In office
2006–2011
Preceded byDominic Presentation
Succeeded byK. Babu
Minister for Electricity and Co-operation, Kerala
In office
25 October 1998 – 13 May 2001
Preceded byG. Karthikeyan and M.V. Raghavan
Succeeded byKadavoor Sivadasan and M.V. Raghavan
Member of Kerala Assembly
In office
2011–2021
Preceded byConstituency established
Succeeded byK. N. Unnikrishnan
ConstituencyVypen
In office
2006–2011
Preceded byM A Chndrasekharan
Succeeded byConstituency abolished
ConstituencyVadakkekara
In office
1987–2001
Preceded byT K Abdu
Succeeded byM A Chndrasekharan
ConstituencyVadakkekara
Personal details
Born (1954-10-24) 24 October 1954 (age 67)
Ernakulam district, Kerala, India
NationalityIndian
Political partyCommunist Party of India (Marxist)
Spouse(s)Asha

CareerEdit

Sarma was born on 24 October 1954 in Ernakulam district. He is named after an unknown communist leader from North India; he does not belong to a community that typically uses the surname Sharma. He entered politics through Students' Federation of India and Democratic Youth Federation of India. During his political career, he has served at different times as a member of Ernakulam district committee of CPI (M) (1985), Ernakulam district secretary of DYFI, State President of DYFI (1986), and Central Committee Member of DYFI, He is currently a member of the State Committee of CPI(M).[3]

Sharma was elected to Kerala Legislative Assembly in 1987, 1991 and 1996, 2006, 2011 and 2016 and served as minister for electricity and co-operation in the Third E. K. Nayanar ministry from 1998 October to May 2001.[4] He was the minister for fisheries and harbour engineering and registration in the V. S. Achuthanandan ministry throughout its period. In 2016, he acted as the Protem Speaker of the 14th Kerala Assembly. He also Chaired the Public Undertakings Committee from 1996 to 1998.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Council of Ministers - Kerala". Kerala Legislative Assembly. Retrieved 16 January 2010.
  2. ^ "Members of Legislative Assempbly". Government of Kerala. Archived from the original on 23 January 2011. Retrieved 15 January 2010.
  3. ^ "S. Sharma". Government of Kerala. Retrieved 16 January 2010.
  4. ^ "Sarma denounces Electricity Bill". The Hindu. 4 March 2001. Archived from the original on 26 September 2004. Retrieved 16 January 2010.CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)

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